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Mary Queen of Scots was seen golfing after her husband’s murder in 1567

Mary Queen of Scots was seen golfing after her husband’s murder in 1567

In the mid-1500s, Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots played on the Links at St Andrews and kept a vacation cottage there, often doing her own shopping and cooking. An avid golfer who has been referred to as the “Mother of Golf,” the athletic Queen helped popularize the game. Unfortunately, her hobby was a factor in

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